Electronic Arts Buys Shawn Fanning’s Gaming Social Network ThreeSF; Price $15 Million

imageElectronic Arts (NSDQ: ERTS) is not just trying to buy big (efforts to buy Take-Two, for example) but extending its M&A mandate to smaller online players: it has bought a relatively unknown social gaming service called ThreeSF, the company announced in a rather brief release this evening. ThreeSF, whose first product was gaming social site Rupture, was started by Shawn Fanning, the founder of Napster (NSDQ: NAPS). The sale price was around $30 $15 million, according to LAT blog, citing sources. EA said that more information about EA